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Local Obits for Thu. May 3rd, 2012

Banks

Clyde Ward, 81, Alto
Clyde Ward, age 81, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Mr. Ward was born on December 30, 1930, in Hall County, Georgia ...
Phomma Satiphone, 66, Alto
Phomma Satiphone, age 66, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at his residence, following an extended illness. Mr. Satiphone was born on March 2, 1946, in Luang ...

Dawson

Gene H. Anderson, 75, Canton
Gene H. Anderson, 75, of Canton, Georgia passed away Thursday May 3, 2012 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a period of declining health.Born December 25, 1936 in Mt. Vernon, ...

Forsyth

Joyce Ann Lance Grogan, 79, Cumming
Joyce Ann Lance Grogan, age 79, passed away Thursday, May 3, 2012 at her home, after a long illness. She was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her ...

Gwinnett

James Thomas "Jim" McCord, Jr., 60, Sandy Springs
James Thomas "Jim" McCord, Jr., age 60 of Sandy Springs, GA died suddenly Thursday, May 3, 2012. Mr. McCord has been cremated and a memorial service will be held Thursday ...

Hall

Charles "Wayne" Gravitt, 72, Gainesville
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday May 3, 2012, at Memorial Park Cemetery for Charles "Wayne" Gravitt, 72, of Gainesville. Rev. Ray Newman will offic ...
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday May 4, 2012, in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home for Essie Irene Gee Allison, 96, of Oakwood who passed away on ...
Helen Christie Cochran, 62, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 3:00p.m. Sunday May 6, 2012 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Ms. Helen Christie Cochran age 62 of Gainesville. The Rev. Tim Douglas wil ...
Irene E. McGee, 98, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Irene E. McGee, age 98, of Flowery Branch passed away, Thursday, May 3, 2012 at Peachtree Plantation. Graveside Services will be 2:30 p.m., Friday, May 4, 2012 at Redwine Unit ...
Judy Carol Ward, 60, Fayetteville, NC formerly of Gainesville
Judy Carol Ward, age 60 of Fayetteville, North Carolina formerly of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville. ...
Janet K. Johnson, 94, Gainesville
Janet K. Johnson, 94 of Gainesville died Tuesday May 2, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & ...

Jackson

Alfred Virgil Lord, 80, Hoschton
Alfred Virgil "Buster" Lord, age 80, of Hoschton, passed away on Thursday, May 3, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, May 11, 2012 at Calvary Baptist ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died
Memorial service Saturday for former GHS teacher, coach
A memorial service will be held Saturday for Jean Gruhn, who along with her late husband, Bobby, was a longtime fixture at Gainesville High School, where both served as a teacher and a coach.
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton